Development of tools for the
specification, analysis and verification of complex systems (e.g., biochemical systems, financial systems, programming languages, software applications).
Programming languages: Types, Semantics, Security.
Rewrite-based computation models: term and graph rewriting, lambda-calculus, interaction nets.
Software Systems Group
Current and recent projects:
Matching Algorithms, with Rangewell and
TapSW, funded by Innovate UK.
Dynamic Access Control, funded by EOARD
PORGY - Interactive Analysis and Visualisation of Port Graph Rewriting Systems, with INRIA and University of Bordeaux.
Dependent types for nominal terms, Royal Society International Joint Project (with University ORT Uruguay).
Logic and Computation - Rewriting Corner
Journal of Automated Reasoning Special Issue on Linearity
LMCS Special Issue - RTA/TLCA 2015
WRLA 2018 12th International Workshop on Rewriting Logic and its Applications, ETAPS. Thessaloniki, Greece, April 14-15 2018. PC member.
FSCD International Conference on Formal Structures for Computation and Deduction. SC member.
FSCD 2018 Third International Conference on Formal Structures for Computation and Deduction. Part of FLoC, Oxford, July 2018. PC member.
TERMGRAPH 2018 10th Int. Workshop on Computing with Terms and Graphs. Affiliated with FSCD at FLoC. Oxford, 7 July 2018. PC chair.
TERMGRAPH, a bi-anual series of Int. Workshops. SC member.
Linearity & TLLA 2018 Joint International Workshop: Linearity & Trends in Linear Logic and Applications. Affiliated with FSCD at FLoC. Oxford, 7-8 July 2018. PC co-chair.
DCM, annual Int. Workshop on Developments in Computational Models - SC member.
DCM 2018 at FLoC, Oxford, 8 July 2018. PC member.
UNIF 2018 International Workshop on Unification. Affiliated with FSCD at FLoC. PC member.
WPTE 2018 Fifth International Workshop on Rewriting Techniques for
Program Transformations and Evaluation. Affiliated with FSCD at FLoC.
IFIP Working Group 1.6 on Rewriting.
IFCoLog Advisory Board
ACM-W: Scholarships Committee
EAPLS PhD Awards
Current and former PhD Students:
Jesus Dominguez Alvarez,
Ana Cristina Rocha Oliveira,
Programming Language Design (5CCS2PLD). Book:
Programming Languages and Operational Semantics: A Concise Overview
Computation Models (6CCS3COM and 7CCSMCOM). Book: Models of computation - An introduction to computability theory.